Sample of jacquard-woven tie silk, red, black and gold (yellow), based on Max Perutz's crystallography, haemoglobin 8.26, nested hexagonal motif surrounded by circles, designed by George Reynolds, made by Vanners & Fennell Bros. Ltd, Sudbury, Suffolk, England, 1950-1951. Based on the X-ray crystallographic pattern of the haemoglobin molecule. From a collection of 83 samples designed for the 1951 Festival of Britain.
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overall (laid flat): 2 mm x 83 mm x 103 mm, 0.006 kg
- textile sample
- Gift of Dr. Helen Dick Megaw
- Permanent collection
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